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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205054196ISBN-13 9780205054190
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-05418-8ISBN-13 978-0-205-05418-3
Author(s): William C. Cockerham
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 432
Description

For upper-division undergraduate/beginning graduate-level courses in Medical Sociology, and for Behavioral Science courses in schools of Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing.

Comprehensive overview of most current issues in medical sociology.

 The standard text in the field, this best-selling introduction to medical sociology presents the most recent and relevant ideas, concepts, themes, issues, debates, and research findings at the cutting-edge of the field. It contains first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers; is based on a worldwide review of the literature; provides the most recent health statistics, data, and studies available; and identifies the most important trends and issues.

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